come down in favor of


variants or come down on the side of
: to decide or say in an official or public way that one supports (someone or something)
The committee came down in favor of the proposal.

Examples of come down in favor of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Biden administration had said that if the court were to come down in favor of the Navajo Nation, the federal government could face lawsuits from many other tribes. Jessica Gresko, The Christian Science Monitor, 22 June 2023 By May, an initial feasibility study had come down in favor of an IPO. Jean Eaglesham, WSJ, 20 June 2022

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“Come down in favor of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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